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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Highlights Include

  • Distance learning study – 10 weeks duration.
  • Free to study
  • Nationally recognised award
  • Study materials offered online or in paper format


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Distance Learning) Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 N/A
24+ N/A
Overseas £800.00

What does this course cover?

The Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health comprises of six units:

Unit 1 – Explain principles of health eating

Unit 2 – Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

Unit 3 – Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Unit 4 – The principles of weight management

Unit 5 – Understanding eating disorders

Unit 6 – Principles of food safety for the home environment


Who is this course for?

Are you interested in improving your knowledge and understanding of healthy eating? Perhaps you are interested in working within the exercise and fitness, health care, food preparation or catering industries? If so this course would be an ideal next step for your development as the course is suitable for a wide range of occupational areas.

What can I do after this course?

By undertaking this programme, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress on to further qualifications.

Why choose this course?

This course is suitable for a wide range of individuals who are interested in improving their knowledge and understanding of healthy eating. It is also intended to support those working or having an interest in a wide range of occupational areas including exercise and fitness, health care and food preparation and cooking.

Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required to study this course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years.


Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

This qualification requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.

This course takes ten weeks to complete.  You can start the course at any time of the year.


How will I be assessed?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

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